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economies. the report by the group american farmland trust says prime farmland is being overrun. it blames inefficient policies. fit continues rorkts said about 500,000 acre of prime land will be lost by 2050. that could cost local economies up to $190 billion. >> we know we're going to lose some of the farmland. cities are in the middle so this becomes important to develop it. not waste this good land. >> report says local governments need to fight to preserve best quality land. >> sacramento about to lose its only major sports franchise. seattle set to restore the team lost. the brothers have agreed to sell their 65% majority ownership to a group planning to move the team to seattle. they would revive the super sonics name and colors. a condition stit insisted on when the franchise moved to oklahoma city. this sale is now awaiting approval. >> san francisco jazz scene is thriving. much of the city has the only jazz music on the west coast. this is a music hall. the center is located near the symphony and the opera. >> san francisco this, building where we're standing has become a ground
optimistic than 2009 when the economy was on the brink of collapse. >> preserving our individual free democrats requires collective action. >> liberals rejoice that the president's clear left turn. >> progress does not compel us to settle centuries-long debate of the role of government for all time but it does require us to act in our time. >> the second term goals the president laid out went beyond what we heard, ambitious agenda from a politician who will never run for re-election. gay rights. climate change. gun control. immigration reform. protecting medicare and social security. >> they do not make us a nation of takers. they free us to take the risks that make the country great. >> republicans say the president ignored the struggling economy or reducing the deficit but he acknowledged the ongoing partisan challenges facing washington carrying over from the first term. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle. or substitute spectacle for politics. or treat name-calling as reasoned debate. >> the president also signaled a shift to a younger america, one that he hopes to tap i
to do. but he needs to get to work. and the number one problem is the economy. he's got to fix the economy. the fiscal situation has been fixed, to a large extent. the stock market's doubled. that's pretty good. but he has to get everybody working again. it means fix the economy. it means fix the education. so we're bringing kids along that have the skills for 21st century america. his focus has to be on the economy. on the need to reduce unemployment. and frankly, i hope he can, through his own example, restore a sense of civility in the country. >> every president learns a lot. is scarred by the office. also made more wise by the office. what is the one thing you hope president obama has learned over the last four years? >> i hope he's learned that you know, no one part of the government, really, gets it all done. and so, he's got to do a better job of reaching out to members of congress, across both -- across the aisle, to the republicans. and the republicans have to stop buying into things that demonize the president. why aren't republican leaders shouting out about all thi
, alex. thank you. >>> and now, a ray of light in the struggling jobs economy. 12 million americans still out of work tonight. but today, we learned the number of americans seeking unemployment benefits has fallen to a five-year low. and that's the lowest since the very beginning of the recession. experts say it's a sign employers are cutting fewer jobs and soon could begin hiring at an even faster pace. >>> and on wall street, a big skid for an iconic american brand. apple tumbling 12% today. dropping on the news that the sales of those addictive gadgets, iphones and macs are not as soaring as expected. and look. since apple's high in september of last year, a virtual freefall, down 36% in 18 weeks. but even though apple was rocky, the dow held steady, closing up 46 points for the day. >>> and we move now to the crackdown on the epidemic use of prescription pain killers in america. consider this. the united states, just 4.5% of the world's population, consumes 99% of the world's hydrocodone, the opiate in vicodin. vicodin, the single most popular pain killer in this country. so, what is
of the american economy by that. but also very clearly having a pathway to earned legalization is an essential element, and i think that we are largely moving in that direction as an agreement. >> what do you want? senator mccain said it's helpful that president obama is out on the road. what do you want to hear from him? how committed is he to getting this done? he also wants gun control. >> right. well, i was at the white house on friday with the congressional hispanic caucus leadership, and the president made it very clear in that discussion that this was a top legislative priority for him in this session of the congress and that he expects to work with all of us in an effort to achieve the goal, and he's fully committed to it, and i think that's why this week he starts the clock by the speech he's going to make out in las vegas. >> and that pathway to citizenship, that has to be in there? >> absolutely. latino voters in -- first of all, americans support it in poll after poll. secondly, latino voters expect it. thirdly, democrats want it, and, fourth, republicans need it. >> shouldn't the
are talking about. we talk about jobs and the economy. if dr. king were alive today, he would press president obama to end the inequality in our country to address poverty. those are universal now because poverty is a white issue, as well as a black and hispanic issue, as well. >> cokie pointed out. this is when we try to set aside our political differences. that's some of the unfinished business of president obama's first term. >> the main part of the unfinished business of his first term had to do with the divisions in this country. he said he was going to bring the country together, and unify the country. but as we sit here today -- and this is what makes the difference between the first and the second term. the first term is always about hope. the second term is hard work. it's like the difference between each of the two campaigns. it's a huge thing you see the difference in, the president, last time, when he took the inauguration, had a 68% approval rating on inauguration day. today, he has 52%. and there's a section of the country that does not want him, even though they're going to cel
, obviously the country was dealing with a big financial crisis and the economy was taking a turn for the worse, so the president was looking at hope and change and trying to be positive and bring the economy back. this speech was much different and it sounded more aggressive. the president can't run for election again, so the next four years, you got the sense that he was going to push for social change and you heard him use the word "together" at least seven times in his speech. he's going to be calling on americans for the next four years to be hammering it out with their local congressman and their local senators to try and push issues like gun reform immigration reform and for the first time, we heard a president use the term gay for gay marriage ever in an inaugural speech. so it was a different tone than four years ago. >> brandi hitt live for us. thank you, brandi. some folks said it seemed more like a state of the union address than it did an inaugural. he hit so many policies, whether it was climate change, the gay rights issue, equal pay for equal work, immigration refo
. the economy beginning to come back. and what you saw today is, the president gave a meditation on freedom and equality. it was a president who else felt free. >> and so give me one indelible image from these hours we spent together today as you watched. >> oh, the one has got to be when the president turned back. when he turned back and looked over that mall and said he wanted to savor this moment. an african-american president, the first in our history, re-elected and giving a second inaugural address. >> on martin luther king day. thank you george. >> thank you. >>> and today is also a time to take stock of the last four years. we want to show you some images that say it all. this is president obama, four years ago. and today. the marathon of the past four years etched on his face. and he would say, in his graying hair. and michelle obama holding the bible as her husband took the oath then and today. michelle obama. and the girls, sasha and malia. what a difference four years makes in the lives of these young women. >>> and now i want to bring in our chief white house correspondent jona
in cars will pick up as the economy picks up. 1400 of the cars sold in november alone. >> there is more still to come here tonight. just ahead an 11-year-old boy had to have a receivered finger reattached and paper work snafu the insurance company is blaming for refusal to pay. >> tonight the anniversary of roe versus wade. after 40 years decisions remain. >> and new details on beyonce's rendition of the "star spangled banner". wait was it ñ >>> police in texas have detained two people after a shootout in a community college that happened this morning at lone star college in houston. four people were taken to the hospital. authorities say it started as an argument escalating into gunfire. a witness watched it unfold from less than 10 feet away. >> i don't want to fight you. i'm not trying to go to jail. he turned away from the situation. but... whatever ticked ticked him off, they just started shooting. >> a maintenance work skbrer a woman suffered a heart attack were taken to the hospital. >> this. >> today marks the anniversary of the roe versus wade decision. both sides rallied in
economy. this is going to be helpful. call or come in today. fidelity investments. turn here. to help protect your eye health as you age... would you take it? well, there is. [ male announcer ] it's called ocuvite. a vitamin totally dedicated to your eyes, from the eye care experts at bausch + lomb. as you age, eyes can lose vital nutrients. ocuvite helps replenish key eye nutrients. ocuvite has a unique formula not found in your multivitamin to help protect your eye health. now that's a pill worth taking. [ male announcer ] ocuvite. help protect your eye health. >>> and here's what made it to the top of our "instant index" tonight. confirmation that we live in a fast-changing world. you'll remember atari, one of the first big names in video games. hooking us all on pong and space invaders. well, atari has filed for bankruptcy. can't keep up with the big new games. and by the way, a footnote. two youngsters, steve jobs and steve wozniak started out at atari before they created apple. >>> and we also have a brand new voice weighing in on a big story. singer sheryl crow talked to "enter
paints. the tester says steer clear of economy paint. >> a good price is a good thing but stay away from inexpensive paints. >> you do not need to spend top dollar. benjamin moore which can cost up to $68 a gallon did well but was not top rated in consumer reports latest paint test. the highest scores went to paints that cost half that, a new brand called clark and they are sold at ace hardware selling for $33 a gallon. >> it topped the rating in satin finish. and in semi gloss and among the best in the flats hiding imperfections. >> the clark paints resisted stain and stood up to scour after 1,000 passes with a stiff scrub brush. plus, the paints are great at hiding so you can cover the old paint you are tired of looking at. >> you can save time and money by not having to apply a primer. >> and you can buy it as the local ace. if you shop at home depot paints available here did well. including several recommended in all changes including bayer premium plus which sells for over $20 a gallon. and another for $25 a gallon. if you like lowe's a signature paint in all three finishes for arou
admitting it overstated the fuel economy on more than 1 million vehicles sold in north america. >>> the boeing 787 dreamliner is still grounded after a rash of mechanical problems. investigators say safety backups failed on at least one of the planes, allowing a battery fire earlier this month. all nippon airways, which has more 787s than any other airline, has canceled almost 500 dreamliner flights so far. >>> and this week can't end soon enough for apple. its stock fell more than 12% yesterday after a disappointing earnings report. many analysts are now lowering their estimates for the company. apple is also reporting that it terminated a subcontractor in china that was using under-aged workers. >>> and we're getting our first look at the ashton kutcher film about apple founder, steve jobs. it will open in april on the anniversary of apple's founding. and it covers the early years of the company. in this clip, kutcher, as jobs, tries to convince co-founder steve wozniak, that there is a market for a personal computer. >> nobody wants to buy a computer. nobody. >> how can some
with encouraging news on the economy. jobless numbers getting better every single week. the stock market is on a roll. it could end on a record high. that would be good for everyone's 401(k). >>> look at this. it's the x-ray of a 19-month-old with a pencil that pierced her eye and lodged in her brain. she's fine. it's amazing. it missed her important parts. there she is after. postpencil. >> the doctors did an amazing job. >>> and we are so excited to share some pictures with you. you may have heard. robin was with us on set all morning long. there i am passing the purell to her. making everything germ-free. >> it was good to see that smile all morning long. it's fantastic. >>> let's get straight to the developing story on the weather. 18 states, now under winter weather advisories for snow and ice. here's abc's ginger zee. >> good morning, guys. this is what people are waking up to in parts of tennessee. this is a hood of a car. this is all-ice. a quarter-inch of ice. i'm going to show you what's happ happening. some of the freezing rain and freezing advisories. southern kentucky. you s
. as always, david, thanks. >>> we're going to turn now to economy and the stock market on quite a roll. last night here, we reported on american baby boomers finally seeing a recovery in their 401(k)s. the dow closing near 13,896. nearing that psychological barrier of 14,000. and approaching the all-time high from 2007, before the recession. but, even as the dow makes this rebound, why is an american giant apple not benefitting? tonight, many questioning whether the loss of steve jobs has hurt the company for good? here's "good morning america" weekend anchor bianna golodryga tonight. >> it's what you wanted, it's what your gut, instincts wanted. >> reporter: in the new biopic, "jobs," ashton kutcher playing the role of steve jobs -- talking about instinct. knowing what the average american consumer needs and wants before they even know it. it's what helped jobs -- long after ascending to the top of his industry -- stay far ahead of the pack. but this week, a huge bit out of the once mighty apple. after soaring to a record stock price just four months ago, the tech giant has plunged nearly 4
. what's going on is the economy has improved steadily enough for long enough, that it kind of feels that way to most people. and i think also these megathreats have receded a little bit. at one time or another, we were expecting europe to fall apart, china to fall into recession or the united states to fault on its debt. those things have faded into the background. i do think there's a chance that, now, we're back to a normalcy situation in the market. you can roll along. but i think it's come a little bit far in a short period of time. up more than 10% in ten weeks. it usually doesn't keep that pace up. >> for the first time in a long time, we're seeing the individual investor starting to invest their money. mutual funds have had the best week they've had since 2000. what does it mean for the personal wealth in this country? >> if you've been in the market, the market's done you a favor for doubling again since march 2009. interest rates are so low, i have to at least try to participate. what you should keep in mind, this is not early in the run. when you've been rising, it means t
soaring to new heights. what's behind the stock surge? what does it mean for the overall economy? and more importantly, your wallet? >>> i-bad. some big complaints about the new steve jobs movie from the man who was there. why the co-founder of apple is calling it embarrassing. >>> and beyonce, bouncing back. the first pictures of the singing superstar since her lip-sync flap on inauguration day. what is queen b. up to now? >>> good morning, everybody. also coming up this morning, you know the story about the 23-year-old using an obscure florida state law to take over a $2.5 million mansion near miami? we've learned this morning that this is actually happening all over america. and is often connected to an
is gun control, the economy, health care overhaul. >> and foreign policy is always an issue. so you have the arab spring. most people think that that could be ushering a lot of democracy into the middle east, but we don't know. there's still a lot of tension there. that's going to be an issue for him, as well. >> the plate is full. so enjoy the party today, because the work starts tomorrow. in fact, some republicans are having a little retreat in vegas right now to get out of d.c. so hopefully the partisanship eases a little bit. >> about 100 of them have departed. >> never dull. >>> also some other news this morning, we want to wish our friend and colleague barbara walters a speedy recovery. she was hospitalized saturday after a minor fall in washington. barbara, who is now 83 years old, fell on the stairs at the british ambassador's residence and cut her forehead. she is alert and telling everyone what to do, which is a good sign. she's in the hospital for tests and for some observation. and will not be unfortunately part of abc's inaugural coverage today. >>> investigators ruled out e
than an hour. he says the economy is rebounding and is expected to lay out an ambitious and optimistic agenda. well carry the speech live on abc7 and stream it live on abc7news.com starting at 9:00. right now, mike has the forecast. >> the system to the south of live doppler 7 hd is starting to unwind. that mean we will have clouds and upper 30's to low 60's before the next chan of storms later this afternoon. after that, we get a break tomorrow. sue? >> heavy traffic. we have an early accident off on the shoulder but it is slow moving past lucas valley road and north 221, 25 minutes late and martinez is ten minutes late and there are ♪ i'm a survivor [ cheers and applause ] >>> all the people braving the cold out in times square this morning. a lot of hats, a lot of scarves, a lot of gloves and a lot of smiles out in times square. robin and josh is off. sam on assignment. great to have amy robach and bill weir from "nightline." there's sam down in discovery cove in seaworld. you're hearing "survivor" from by destiny's child. we're going to talk live to michelle williams, about the w
-growing economy and high unemployment. but there are signs things are turning around. real estate is starting to rebound. and the dow recently hit a five-year high. >> we are poised for a good year. if we make smart decisions and sound investments. and as long as washington politics don't get in the way of america's progress. >> reporter: and now, the man who ran the president's re-election campaign is hoping to reform it into a grassroots army to support the president's agenda for a second term. >> we have hundreds of thousands of neighborhood team members and leaders in every state of the union. we're going to work across party lines to get some things done. >> reporter: four years ago, the president promised to rise above partisan politics. >> on this day, we come to proclaim an end to the petty grievances and false promises, the recriminations and wornout dogmas that strangle our policies. >> reporter: it was a promise unfulfilled, as washington became more divided. this time around, he's going to try to directly appeal to some of those who voted against him. and, george, the white house
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